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Cast Iron Skillet Cornbread

Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Bailey
Cast iron skillet cornbread is moist, crumbly, and perfect next to chili and soup!
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  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter


  • Place a 12" cast iron pan in the oven, and preheat to 400°F.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, cornmeal, salt, and baking powder.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, combine milk, egg, and vegetable oil.
  • Add wet ingredients to dry, and stir until just combined.
  • Carefully remove heated cast iron pan from oven and add butter, spreading to coat the bottom and sides of the pan.
  • Pour cornbread batter into pan.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Cool slightly before serving, topped with butter.
Calories: 256kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 489mg | Potassium: 121mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 137IU | Calcium: 125mg | Iron: 1mg